North Korean Web goes dark days after Obama pledges response to Sony hack
“North Korea’s fledgling Internet went dark Monday, days after President Obama promised a ‘proportional response’ to the nation’s alleged hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment. The question of who pulled the plug immediately became the stuff of a global cyber-mystery.
Was it a shadowy crew of guerrilla hackers, under the flag of Anonymous? A retaliatory strike from the United States? A betrayal from China, North Korea’s top ally and the gatekeeper of its Web? Or just a technical glitch or defensive maneuver from the Hermit Kingdom itself?”